Travel News: June 13, 2018

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Holland America Line upgrades website
Travel Weekly

Holland America Line has revamped its website, giving users a planning tool with filters that quickly narrow their choices to pick the desired dates, ships, itineraries and cruise length.

“The new website is very intuitive and user-friendly, and those who want to learn more about the Holland America Line experience, research itineraries or make an online booking are going to appreciate the ease of functionality,” HAL president Orlando Ashford said.

 

Mexico to Add 1.5 Million New Seats on Direct Flights in 2018
Travel Pulse

Mexico’s global air connectivity continues to grow at an impressive rate with the addition of 1.5 million seats on direct flights to the destination in 2018, the Mexico Tourism Board announced Tuesday.

The increase is expected to result in a total of nearly 30 million seats by year’s end.

 

Four Seasons unveils luxury 24-day, $143,000 around-the-world package
USA Today

Looking for a lavish around-the-world trip on one of the world’s most luxuriously appointed planes? It all can be yours if you’ve got an extra 24 days and a spare $143,000.

Four Seasons announced on Tuesday that its World of Adventures itinerary has now been added to the company’s 2019 Four Seasons Private Jet lineup. Four Seasons says the around-the-world itinerary is coming back next year “in response to popular demand.” Despite the hefty price tag, last year’s inaugural version of the trip sold out in seven months.

 

Amex picks LAX for its next Centurion Lounge airport club
USA TODAY

American Express is turning to Los Angeles as it presses ahead with the expansion of its luxe line of Centurion Lounge airport clubs.

The 13,900-square foot club slated for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will become American Express’s 12th Centurion Lounge. Amex says it will be located post-security in the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) and will accessible to Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 as LAX.

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